A former Davenport West High School science teacher was sentenced this week to six years in prison for secretly recording people in various stages of undress in his Bettendorf home.
In December, District Court Judge Meghan Corbin found Clinton R. Vanfossen, 61, guilty of five counts of invasion of privacy, one count each of preventing apprehension and obstructing justice and electronic or mechanical eavesdropping following a bench trial in October.
He also will serve a special sentence, similar to parole, for 10 years, court records show.
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Vanfossen’s legal problems seem to have started when a hacker in France hacked his home camera and had a feeling people did not know they were being recorded. That hacker provided a tip to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. There’s no explanation of what the hacker was doing — whether it was a targeted attack on Vanfossen or just someone taking of advantage of security vulnerabilities on home devices or something else.